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New in The Valley

HAPPY NEW YEAR, Glen Rock Valley, So, what is new at Arthur Hufnagel Public Library and the greater Glen Rock area? Well, let’s start by wishing Glen Rock Borough, Codorus Township and the Arthur Hufnagel Public Library a Happy Birthday. Glen Rock began as a railroad town in 1838 as the industrial revolution was beginning....
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Glen Rock’s December 2017 Newsletter

  December is an exciting time at the Hufnagel Public Library of Glen Rock!  Click HERE to get the latest info, including our Programming Calendar, dates and times for the Christmas train display, Annual Holiday Book Sale info and an introduction to our new director!  Happy Holidays, from the staff at Hufnagel! ...
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Holidays in the Valley

As Thanksgiving, ended Glen Rock was in full swing toward Christmas.  The day after Christmas, the Glen Rock Hose and Ladder Co. opened its annual train display.  Therefore, I decided that maybe if I visited the display and the Christmas tree lighting I would get into the Christmas spirit.  Over the weeks, I watched as...
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Glen Rock Literary Society 2018 Picks

Are you looking for something new to do next year? Did you know we have a book club? Registration is not required and new members are always welcome! Join us next year! Copies of the upcoming book are available in the library every month, including copies in large print and audio if available. January: Author...
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“Why You Shouldn’t Buy a Pet for the Holidays.”

My Biggest “Pet” Peeve …    My paying job is here at the Arthur Hufnagel Public Library of Glen Rock and I love it.  But, my real passion is my volunteer job at Animal Rescue, Inc.  One day a week I walk shelter dogs.  The exercise and socialization is good for them (and me)!!   ...
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Times Changing in the Valley

Well, about a year ago the Arthur Hufnagel Board had a problem to solve.  Pennsylvania State government informed them that the library needed to increase the hours of operation by 6 hours.  Oh my, what were they to do.  The director at the time had just resigned.  SO, the Board asked for a waiver  in...
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Two Months in the Valley

After 27 years as a public school educator, I retired.  On September 11, 2017, I began a new chapter in my life.   Before accepting the position of Library Director at Arthur Hufnagel Public Library, my experience with Glen Rock was limited. I would pass through the town to get to my uncle’s home on the...
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Hufnagel is Feeling the Impact of Comic Books 

This year, we held our very first Free Comic Book Day (FCBD) in May. We were very lucky to be sponsored by Boom! Studio Comics, Image Comics and The Comics Closet, a store in nearby Shrewsbury. Free posters hung on the walls, free comics were available for giveaway, and we had gift bags of freebies for the first 15 people who showed up. Cosplayer...
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‘Tis the Season!  

Hufnagel Public Library of Glen Rock will be hoppin’ this holiday season! Here are the latest happenings for the months of November and December at the library:   Taste of the Valley Annual Fundraising Event: Local Food, Local Music, Local Wine.   Friday, November 3, 2017, we will be hosting a night of eating, listening to music and sipping...
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Fresh Ideas: The First in a Series of Blog Posts 

As we come to the end of the year, many of the things we’ve worked at planning all year long are coming to fruition. It is a busy time of year for the library as well as our patrons. But we, the staff at the library, do not do this alone. (There are only four...
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